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British English: /ˈhandɪkap/
American English: /ˈhændiˌkæp/

Translation of handicap in French:


  • 1 (disability) (dated or offensive) a child with severe ou profound physical and mental handicaps
    un enfant très handicapé mentalement et physiquement
  • 2 (disadvantage) it is a handicap to have ou having
    c'est gênant d'avoir

transitive verb p prés etc -pp-

  • 1 [figurative]
    handicaper (person, development)
    he was handicapped by not being able to read
    c'était un handicap pour lui de ne pas savoir lire
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